Simcoe County, Corporation of

Site: Alliston Satellite Office

Service: Ontario Works

Record #: MID1767
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 08 May 2023

Description

Description (Service) Ontario Works offers:
  • money to help individual and eligible family members with living expenses, including food (special dietary needs accommodated), and rent
  • health benefits for individuals and eligible family members
  • employment supports to find employment (workshops for resume writing, job counselling, job-specific training and basic education)
Amount of money received by eligible recipients of Ontario Works will depend on the individuals specific situation. In most cases, participation in employment-related activities is required in order to receive financial help. Individuals could receive up to $733 a month for basic needs and shelter if single.

Individuals may receive more than this amount for:
  • benefits (additional money for transportation to medical appointments)
  • other immediate family members (if individual has a spouse or child)

Service Details

Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon and 1 pm-4:30 pm
IVR Line: Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 12 noon-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility
  • in financial need of covering living expenses (individual and family's)
  • 16 or older
  • live in Ontario (and are not a visitor or a tourist)
  • have assets within the allowable asset limits
  • Application
  • call for initial intake or
  • applications may be made online at www.ontario.ca/socialassistance
  • applicant must provide basic financial information
  • verification interview at local office will be required
  • Languages English; French - Reception, Website, Publications
    Fees None

    Address and Location

    Located In Community New Tecumseth
    Address & Map
    Town Square II; 39 Victoria St E
    New Tecumseth, ON
    Canada L9R 1T3
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-722-3132 ; 905-729-4514, Bradford, Beeton, Tottenham area
    Toll Free Phone 1-800-394-7867, Welfare Fraud Hotline
    TTY Phone 1-800-387-5559
    Website www.simcoe.ca/OntarioWorks/Pages/home.aspx
    Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CountyofSimcoe?fref=ts 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/county-of-simcoe 
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/simcoecountyCS 
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/countyofsimcoe
    Mailing Address Ontario Works Department, Administration Centre; 1110 Hwy 26 W 
    Midhurst, ON 
    Canada L9X 1N6

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